Project Manager

Project Management · Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full Time

Ready to change the future of transportation?

Ito World solves transportation challenges across the globe for millions of travelers everyday... probably even you.  Interested in joining us?

We’re interested in talented, curious people who love data as much as we do.


What we do

At Ito World, we solve transportation challenges across the world by delivering real-time transit data feeds for journey planners and a platform for transit authorities & operators. Our customers include Google, Apple, Arriva, the Department for Transport and Transport for West Midlands.


The role

Following a number of recent business wins and an expansion of our project portfolio, we are looking for a Project Management professional to join our Product delivery team at Ito World.  


You will work as part of a team servicing major high profile public sector clients. You will take responsibility for overseeing the end to end service delivery, and forging strong partnerships with our clients. Your role will be to ensure their objectives are met and projects are delivered on time, to cost targets and to the appropriate quality standards.


Ito World has a flexible working culture, and this role is suitable for a remote worker.  The role requires frequent client interactions and meetings, which are currently being held remotely.  More typically there is a requirement to attend meetings at our clients’ UK-based offices and Ito’s head office in Cambridge from time to time.


What you’ll do

Reporting to the Lead Project Manager you will:


  • Project manage the end to end delivery of software development and implementation projects
  • Have responsibility for full project lifecycle from project initiation and planning to delivery and project closure
  • Create and maintain all relevant project documentation
  • Work with technical teams to define and manage project execution plans and procedures
  • Implement and maintain project information systems and coordinate day-to-day project activities
  • Chair and minute project meetings
  • Complete regular project update and performance monitoring reports
  • Communicate effectively across all internal and external (client & partner) project stakeholders
  • Identify risks, issues and dependencies. Take action to mitigate them, minimising impact on delivery
  • Design and proactively manage change control process, agreeing tolerance and escalation points


What you need to have

  • Experience of Public Sector procurement and delivery
  • Proven project management experience in a professional environment
  • Solid background of project managing complex projects
  • Experience managing multiple projects from inception to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a proven record of establishing, building and maintaining strong, collaborative and productive relationships across teams and clients
  • Proficient with project management tools (e.g. MS Project, Asana)


What you need to be

  • An exceptional project manager, focused on delivery of outcomes
  • Able to organise a complex workload, to prioritise, and manage rapidly changing demands and priorities


What is also desirable

  • Project management certification (Prince2, PMP), desirable but not essential
  • Experienced in client account management 
  • Experienced in managing remote teams
  • Experienced working within agile frameworks
  • Knowledge and experience of working within the UK/European public transport sector


Professional Development

Professional development is an area that is very important to us at Ito World. We understand that access to training and education in the workplace improves prospects for promotion and can help open up future career paths.

 

We take the time to work with each member of the team and help them to take control of their personal development. This ranges from helping them feel confident when taking on new challenges, to working with them to plan their goals for the future.


What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Working on exciting projects in a friendly, creative and challenging environment
  • Opportunities to work with some amazing clients
  • An exciting start-up culture that values people & opportunities to develop your career
  • Regular team lunches and socials
  • Flexible or remote working to suit your lifestyle



Ito World is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, age, disability or social background. We support workplace diversity and believe it creates dynamic and effective organisations.

 

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  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full Time